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Oulipo Literary Movement

Harry Matthew-Oulipo

Discusses the work of the only English-speaking member of the movement.


Group of French writers and mathematicians who uses constrained writing techniques. With list of poems provided for interested readers.

The Oulipo

Study on the Oulipo movement. In French language, it stands for “Ouvroir de littérature potentielle,” translated in English as “workshop of potential literature.”.

Oulipo and the Eodermdrome Challenge

Addresses application of mathematical structures, patterns, and algorithms to writing. Includes constraints and the Eodermdrome challenge.

The Oulipo Factor: The Procedural Poetics of Christian Bök and Caroline Bergvall

Essay proposes that the works of these younger poets deserve attention and why.

OuLiPo, Lipograms, and Pataphysics

Brief look at the origins of the Oulipo movement, goals, membership restrictions, and examples.

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